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Sentimentalism before Hume

Michael L. Frazer

in The Enlightenment of Sympathy: Justice and the Moral Sentiments in the Eighteenth Century and Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390667
eISBN:
9780199866687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390667.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter consists of an overview of the work of the three British philosophers from the first half of the eighteenth century whose work most influenced the later sentimentalists: Francis ... More


‘Have a Care of perverted Authorities’:1 Parliament, Partisanship, and the Earl of Shaftesbury

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses and addresses two main concerns. It starts by examining the controversy that surrounded the moving of Parliament from Westminster to Oxford in March 1681. It analyses the ... More


Once and the Sixties

Ralf Dietrich

in Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

ONCE had two lives, each of which can be associated with one half of the 1960s. Chronologically, the ONCE Festival of musical premieres in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the nationwide performing ONCE ... More


Computational Theories

Paul F. A. Bartha

in By Parallel Reasoning: The Construction and Evaluation of Analogical Arguments

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195325539
eISBN:
9780199776313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325539.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter selectively reviews computational theories of analogical reasoning from Evans, Gentner, Holyoak and Thagard, Ashley, Carbonell, and Hofstadter. While these theories provide insight into ... More


English Idealism, Conservatism, and Collectivism, 1880−1914

E. H. H. GREEN

in Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205937
eISBN:
9780191717116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the influence of English idealist thought on Conservatism in the period c.1880-1914, and suggests that the ideas of T. H. Green and his fellow Oxford idealists may have had as ... More


3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Richard Coopey and Donald Clarke

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

3i (Investors in Industry, and formerly the Industrial and Commercial Finance Corporation, etc.) is Britain's leading venture capital company. Founded in 1945 as a result of a combination of ... More


Robert Ashley

Kyle Gann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035494
eISBN:
9780252094569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035494.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book explores the life and works of Robert Ashley, one of the leading American composers of the post-Cage generation. Ashley's innovations began in the 1960s when he, along with Alvin Lucier, ... More


Conversing with Pictures: The Periodical and the Polite

Brean S. Hammond

in Professional Imaginative Writing in England, 1670–1740: 'Hackney for Bread'

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112990
eISBN:
9780191670909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112990.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter amplifies the account of the ‘novelization’ of literary culture. It begins by defining ‘the polite’ and considering the ideological work that its various manifestations were required to ... More


From Fénelon to Hume

Christopher Brooke

in Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter views a series of philosophical exchanges in the eighteenth century, which showcases the back and forth between plausibly Stoic and Epicurean concerns and arguments. It first takes a ... More


On Race and Racism

MARCUS GEORGE SINGER

in The Ideal of a Rational Morality: Philosophical Compositions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250210
eISBN:
9780191681264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250210.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One may wonder whether there is anything more to be said about racism except to deplore it, or anything more to be done about it except to eradicate it. ... More


Chapter 21

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the final days of 1806, Robert Ashley and Aaron Burr departed Natchez, riding eastward in disguise. Dr. John Cummins, the son-in-law of Peter Bruin, came along a few days later, entrusted with ... More


New Media and Music Theater

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0023
Subject:
Music, Opera

Technology has a long history in both music and theater, and music theater may be the most technological of all the arts. The arrival of new technologies has always provided a focus as well as themes ... More


Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades

Laura A. Ogden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670260
eISBN:
9781452947372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670260.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Little in North America is wilder than the Florida Everglades—a landscape of frightening reptiles, exotic plants in profusion, swarms of mosquitoes, and unforgiving heat. And yet, even from the early ... More


The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Thomas D. Wilson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book demonstrates that early utopian visions for England’s American colonies had a lasting impact. Those early plans not only influenced the future form of American cities, but they shaped the ... More


Huddersfield, the Improvement Commissioners, the General Board of Health, and the Local Government Act

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses some of the activities of the Improvement Commissioners in Huddersfield between 1848 and 1854. The Commissioners possessed powers to control common lodging-houses, but the ... More


From Hobbes to Shaftesbury

Christopher Brooke

in Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers the seventeenth-century reception of Thomas Hobbes, and in particular the question of how he was understood as being both a funny (and dangerous) kind of Stoic and later as a ... More


The Bill Ashley Jungles: Trace Impressions of a Forgotten Landscape

Laura A. Ogden

in Swamplife: People, Gators, and Mangroves Entangled in the Everglades

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670260
eISBN:
9781452947372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670260.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains the traces of Ashley Gang in the Bill Ashley Jungle. Trace impressions of the Ashley Gang continue to appear on the Everglades landscape. John Ashley and his brother Bill ... More


Genesis of the Frontispiece

Donald Phillip Verene

in Vico's "New Science": A Philosophical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700163
eISBN:
9781501701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700163.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines why Giambattista Vico deleted the Novella letteraria with which he planned to begin the New Science and replaced its pages with the dipintura he commissioned and an explanation ... More


Gay Indian Poetry

Hoshang Merchant

in Secret Writings of Hoshang Merchant

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465965
eISBN:
9780199086962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465965.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Gay Indian poetry starts with Sultan Padamsee and goes on to M. Jean Bhownagary and Adil Jussawalla. All three are in the closet. Merchant’s is the first openly gay poetry. Ezekiel, who is homophobic ... More


Sociability

Paul Sagar

in The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691178882
eISBN:
9781400889808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178882.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines David Hume's science of man as yielding a science of human sociability, placing his writings in opposition to Thomas Hobbes's theory of human nature and his supervening science ... More


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